Archaeological investigations were carried out by Moore Archaeological and Environmental Services Ltd. at Terryland, near the Dyke Road, Galway in early 2013. The archaeological team led by Billy Quinn excavated 10 individuals buried just below the existing surface. The human remains were discovered following archaeological testing of the site during the construction of a proposed [...]
We’ve made it to the Semi Finals of for the 2013 Realex Fire Web Awards. We’re in the Best SME/Small Business Website – sponsored by CFOServices – see here: http://webawards.ie/ We are suitably honoured and humbled…. For new visitors coming from the web awards website, hello and welcome. There’s seven years of blogging in our archive so you [...]
The Day of Archaeology project aims to provide a window into the daily lives of archaeologists from all over the world. The project asks people working, studying or volunteering in the archaeological world to participate with us in a “Day of Archaeology” each year in the summer by recording their day and sharing it through [...]
We’re looking for licenced archaeologists and senior archaeologists (ie.. unlicenced archaeologists with extensive experience monitoring etc..) for some short term upcoming gigs… To apply or for more information email firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks. [...]
Here’s a big beer infographic for you all… In the latest ancient beer news (I, know, would we just give it up now) – at the weekend we bottled our ale for Féile Grianán Áiligh and samples for Inishfood 2013. Féile Grianán is held at Grianan hillfort, Co. Donegal, one of Ireland’s most spectacular hillforts [...]
This post is more from a series of posts on the exciting results of excavations carried out by Moore Group at Pairc and Clochair, Oranmore, County Galway between 2008 and 2010. A number of sites were excavated in advance of construction of a new supermarket and associated access and other services. This time – a [...]
The Galway Independent reports this week that the ‘high-profile Meyrick Hotel on Eyre Square has suffered an almost 90pc collapse in value since its €70m peak’ , having been written down to a value of €7.8m in 2011, a remarkable achievement for any Irish property. The hotel has had a chequered history since its opening [...]
Via the Galway City Museum facebook page – UPDATE: Archaeological Discoveries at Terryland Castle, Galway (click the photo’s to embiggen…) “Galway City Council is constructing a multi-modular ramp to provide safe access from the Dyke Road to the Quincentennial Bridge. Funding from the National Roads Authority has facilitated this work. A number of archaeological finds have [...]
Eagle eyed observers will have noticed that Moore Marine has been removed from our front page – there’s still some evidence in the form of logos and tabs but we’re working on removing same.. This is because Moore Marine Ltd. is now part of a new, unrelated company – GeoMara Ltd. For all enquiries relating [...]
From the National Biodiversity Data Centre: In collaboration with Dr Martin Speight the National Biodiversity Data Centre is delighted to announce that the Irish Pollinator Initiative has been expanded and now includes information on Irelands hoverflies. ‘We are delighted to have been able to work with Martin Speight, one of the top syrphid experts in [...]
Moore Group would like to wish all our readers, clients and friends a very Happy Christmas and a successful 2013. We’ve been very quiet on the blog for a while now – for the simple reason that we’ve been extremely busy. Although the beginning of 2012 was slow we’ve experienced a big surge in business [...]
Tomorrow night as part of European Researchers Night NUI Galway, along with partners the Marine Institute and Galway Atlantaquaria and new partner, CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork will be participating under the theme Sea2Sky at the Galway Bay Hotel from 10am to 9pm. the event also takes place in about 300 other cities all over Europe. This [...]
Here’s a press release from IT Sligo on trials for Zebra Mussel Control measures. Moore Group provided assistance. Scientific Trial on Grand Canal May Mean Breakthrough in Zebra Mussel Control Scientists from the Institute of Technology, Sligo are this week carrying out a trial on the Grand Canal, to establish the effectiveness of an innovative [...]
It’s Interweb awards season and on Saturday the Blog Awards Ireland Shortlist was announced. Moore Group’s blog has made the shortlist for Best Science / Education Blog! Thanks to whoever nominated us and for continuing to visit and read the blog! The finalist list will be announced at the end of the month.
Via @sineadcochrane on twitter here’s a link to the 2011 Irish Web Awards scorecards – As Sineád and all at politics.ie were, we too are chuffed to see that our site came a narrow second. http://webawards.ie/2012/what-are-the-scores-george-dawes/ Great that the scores are published. It’s also encouraging that we placed so highly! And do note that nominations [...]
Past Preservers is proud to announce that it is the official media promoter of The Seventh World Archaeological Congress (WAC-7) to be held from January 14th-18th 2013 in Jordan. WAC is an international forum for discussion for anyone who is concerned with the study of the past. WAC holds an international Congress every four years to promote: the exchange of results from [...]
We’re all unhacked now… Apologies to regular readers for the long hiatus.
Posted on March 16, 2012 For the day that’s in it….
UPDATE MAY: ALL SAFE NOW…… Posted on January 18, 2012 Thanks for visiting Moore Group. Unfortunately our website has been the victim of an evil redirection malware hack, but don’t worry, this temporary page is perfectly safe. We’ll be back up and running after we expunge the nastiness. UPDATE 1st March 2012: Nearly there, site [...]
Moore Group and Moore Marine would like to wish all our readers, clients and friends a very Happy Christmas and a successful 2012. And in our now annual tradition here’s Chris’ Little Drummer Boy film for your Christmas viewing. And here’s another Christmas film from the BLTP family: And for more BLTP Productions see this link - http://living4pleasurealone.blogspot.com/search/label/Bltp%20films Our office will be [...]
All the beer news: We’re delighted to note that Billy and Declan feature in the latest issue of Archaeology Magazine in a piece by Erin Mullally about Fulacht Fiadh and the mystery of their purpose – needless to say, we espouse our beer theory.. Follow the link below… Letter from Ireland: Mystery of the Fulacht [...]
VIA IAI *”Archaeology and Aesthetics: the presence of Late Neolithic art”* *Dr Andy Jones, University of Southampton* Mon 29th Nov, 5.30pm, Newman House, 85-86 St Stephen’s Green Part of a new seminar series /’Object matters: interdisciplinary perspectives on material culture/’ convened by Lisa Godson (NCAD/GradCAM) and Joanna Brück (UCD). All welcome!Attendance free but places limited so please book [...]
This just in from The Cork Branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust… ‘There’s an upcoming Seminar in the Vision Centre in Cork City on Saturday November 12th. We hope that you will come along to find out more about your local area, the wildlife, the habitats and what is on your doorstep. The Seminar will begin at [...]
The Heritage Council is currently inviting applications for funding under the following schemes for 2012: Heritage Research provides assistance for data collection and research relating to Ireland’s heritage Heritage Management supports projects that apply good heritage practice to the management of places, collections or objects (including buildings) Heritage Education, Community and Outreach supports initiatives linking [...]